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Metroid Dread has become the Best-Selling Entry in its Series

Sorry Prime, there’s a new number one in town.
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Nintendo Switch OLED

[Feature] Five Great Nintendo Games To Play On The Nintendo Switch OLED Model

In this feature, we highlight five Nintendo games that look stunning on the Nintendo Switch OLED Model. The Nintendo Switch OLED model has quite a few improvements over the previous Nintendo Switch models but the one feature that ultimately stands out is its 7-inch OLED screen. Now, the size of the screen might not sound… View Article
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Switch History: The Software Updates of Metroid Dread

Welcome to Switch History, the feature series dedicated to rounding up the software updates for Nintendo’s various Switch games. In today’s piece, we’re highlighting the updates for 2021’s long-awaited masterpiece, Metroid Dread: Update History: Ver. 2.1.0 (Released April 7, 2022) Ver. 2.0.0 (Released February 9, 2022) Ver. 1.0.3 (Released November 16, 2021) Ver. 1.0.2 (Released… View Article
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Metroid Dread

[Feature] Why Metroid Dread Is My Game of the Year!

I’ve played plenty of top-notch games this year. From Super Mario 3D World+ Bowser’s Fury to the two Monster Hunter games and Bravely Default 2. But, in my humble opinion, nothing beats Metroid Dread for the best game I’ve played in 2021. Dread is an amazing achievement from top to bottom and I want to… View Article
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Metroid Dread

[Japan] Dread & OLED Prove to be a Lethal Combination

Metroid Fever gripping the nation.
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[EXPlay] Metroid Dread (Nintendo Switch)

Welcome to EXPlay, (Explain & Play) the review series where we care not for scores but tell it how it is when it comes to every game we get our hands on, whilst also taking the time to include some lengthy gameplay, to give you the reader, the chance to shape your own impressions and… View Article
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[Gallery] Metroid Dread Special Edition Unboxing & Photo Gallery

With today being the launch of Metroid Dread (October 8th, 2021), we have managed to get our hands on the Metroid Dread Special Edition which, was no easy feat. The Special Edition sold out almost immediately as soon as pre-orders opened and understandably so, what with the gorgeous looking Steelbook, Artbook, and Art Cards that… View Article
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[UK & Europe] Metroid Dread amiibo Delayed Until November

For those of you in the UK and Europe looking forward to picking up your Metroid Dread amiibo in three weeks, we have some bad news for you. Nintendo has issued a statement on social media to say that due to “unforeseen shipping delays”, the Metroid Dread two-pack amiibo will be instead releasing on November… View Article
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[Gallery] Nintendo Shares Iconic Artwork Of Metroid Series On Twitter

As we close in on the release of Metroid Dread next month, Nintendo UK has posted a thread of Tweets on their Twitter account with artwork of the Metroid series that spans 35 years since it’s NES debut from the first Metroid game up to Metroid Dread. We have rounded up the images and put… View Article
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[Video] Metroid Dread Overview Trailer – Nintendo Switch

Nintendo has published an overview trailer for Metroid Dread on the YouTube channel. The Metroid Dread Overview Trailer is just over 5-minutes long and showcases some of the many features of the game. It takes a look at the myriad of skills that Samus can acquire and use, as well as the enemies she will… View Article
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Hand-Drawn Game Guides

Hand-Drawn Game Guides Kickstarter Project Has Been Canceled

For anyone who has backed the Hand-Drawn Game Guides project on Kickstarter, you will probably have received notice already that the project has been cancelled. Philip Summers, the creator of these guides issued a statement shortly after the cancellation of the project to address why it shut down. As with any ambitious project that uses another… View Article
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[Video] Metroid Dread – Trailer 2 – Nintendo Switch

Nintendo has released a new trailer for Metroid Dread. The trailer is two minutes long and showcases gameplay and movie cutscenes from the game. Rather than spoil the trailer for you and give too many details, we will let you enjoy the trailer for yourselves as you can watch it in the video below. Source:… View Article
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[Video] Metroid Dread – Another Glimpse Of Dread – Nintendo Switch

Nintendo has released a new trailer for Metroid Dread that provides another glimpse at the game and elaborates more on what it’s story is about. Samus sets out to investigate after the Galactic Federation’s E.M.M.I bots failed to respond in their probing for Parasite X. The trailer is about 1:30 minutes long and is a… View Article
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Hand-Drawn Game Guides

Hand-Drawn Guides Returns With Hard Cover Guides For Metroid, The Legend Of Zelda & Contra / Ninja Gaiden

Philip Summers of Hand-Drawn Guides is known for his beautifully crafted Video Game guides that are artistically and painstakingly drawn by hand. He has run a number of pre-orders on his website for folks to purchase his guides at limited quantities. They have completely sold out numerous times due to the popularity of his guides… View Article
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Shinesparkers Celebrates Metroid Series 35th Anniversary With 65-Track Music Album

Dedicated Metroid news site Shinesparkers has announced that they will be releasing a 65-track Music Album to celebrate the Metroid series’ 35th anniversary. The album is title Harmony of a Hunter Returns and pays homage to the first ever album created by Shinesparkers as well as the returning number of musicians who collaborated on the… View Article
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